Senior Research Scientist

Philadelphia PA
February 22 2018
Insurance, Securities
Functional Area:

RK - Risk

Estimated Travel Percentage (%):

Relocation Provided:

National Union Fire Insurance Co of Pittsburgh, PA

• Develop new analytical capabilities for creating custom solutions for clients in atmospheric perils, climate change, etc.
• Support client specific studies and write client proposals.
• Develop cutting edge underwriting and portfolio management tools for risk assessment from tropical/extra-tropical cyclones, winter storms, tornadoes and hailstorms.
• Conduct research and integrate scientifically derived trends, teleconnections and the impact of seasonal and long term climate factors into the modeling framework.
• Develop vulnerability functions for structural and non-structural components subjected to wind based on engineering analysis, information from the scientific literature and statistical analysis of historical damage and insurance claims data
• Responsible for developing and updating internal natural hazard related datasets/models and risk management tools.
• Perform in-depth validation of hazard and vulnerability components of catastrophe models from RMS and AIR.

Job Requirements:

• Ph.D. in Engineering, Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, or a related discipline
• Minimum 4 years experience in developing catastrophe models for atmospheric perils
• Strong background in probability and statistics
• Strong computer skills, including R, Python, Matlab, C++, GIS and SQL
• Excellent analytical, writing, communication, and organizational skills

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